Written By

Abirath EV

Gautam Adani: Unknown Facts To Know About Indian Billionaire!

Gautam Adani is the chairman of Adani Group, one of the largest multinational companies in India.

Gautam Adani is currently ranked as one of the country's top three industrialists due to his decades of economic success.

He is a first-generation entrepreneur whose business philosophy is "development with goodness."

Gautam Adani was born into a Jain family to Shantaben and Shantilal Adani. His parents left the little town from which Tharad originates. The family was middle class.

The industrialist Gautam Adani is happily married to Priti Adani. She is a dentist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist by profession. Priti is the chairwoman of the multinational corporation.

Gautam Adani and Priti Adani has two kids, Jeet and Karan. Karan Adani is the eldest son and also serves as CEO of Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd.

Gautam Adani completed his education at Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya School and commenced his undergraduate studies at Gujarat University.

However, he dropped out in the second year to pursue a career in business. In 1978, Gautam relocated from Gujarat to Mumbai in order to work as a diamond sorter for the Mahendra Brothers.

Gautam returned to Ahmedabad after his brother Mahasukhbhai acquired a plastics manufacturing firm. Gautam supervised activities there, and it served as his entry point into the world of trading.

Adani obtained the Mundra Port contract in 1995, this contract was eventually transferred to Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd.

Gautam Adani also founded a power generation company in 2006 and obtained the world's largest solar contract by 2020.

The majority of Gautam Adani's revenue comes through his ownership in Adani Ports. It was discovered in 2021 that the industrialist made approximately Rs. 1,612 crore per day.